20/12/2017 - The African Development Bank is taking the lead in facilitating the takeoff of one of Africa’s largest infrastructure project − the US $ 5 billion Nacala corridor rail and port project.
The Bank will support the project with US $ 300 million from its Private Sector Window.
28/11/2017 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) and other participating co-lenders has signed agreements for the financing of the Nacala Corridor project. This is an integrated and transformative infrastructure project which consists of a 912-km railway and a port meant to unlock the Western region of Mozambique and landlocked Malawi. The total project cost is estimated at US$ 5b.
15/06/2017 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group and Export Trading Group (ETG) marked a significant milestone on May 30 with the signing of a US$ 100 million loan to finance part of the company’s Agricultural Investment Program (IP) in Africa which will promote employment for youths and women, and adopt an integrated value-chain approach that emphasizes access to regional and global markets.
23/05/2017 - Malawi and Tanzania have agreed to work together for the development of the Songwe River Basin Program (SRBDP). This follows the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between both parties at a ceremony held in Lilongwe, on May 18, 2017.
Catégories: Malawi, Tanzanie, Facilité africaine de soutien juridique, Facilité africaine de l’eau, Fonds spécial du Mécanisme de financement de la préparation des projets d’infrastructures du NEPAD (IPPF-NEPAD)
14/03/2017 - On February 13, 2017, the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Council approved a total of US $ 4 million and US $ 2.6 million, respectively, for Lesotho and Malawi as part of additional financing projects with the African Development Bank (AfDB). The funds are mobilized under the Least Developed Countries Fund (LDCF) of the GEF.
09/03/2017 - More than 500,000 trees have been planted as part of efforts by the African Development Bank (AfDB) to combat climate change and build water-resilient systems of rural communities in five districts of Malawi. Fourteen catchment management committees have also been created, and more than 200,000 people have benefitted from awareness-raising activities thanks to an AfDB-funded project.
01/02/2017 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund (ADF), the concessional arm of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), has approved two transport sector investment risk participations amounting to US $69.6 million under its Private Sector Credit Enhancement Facility (PSF).
15/12/2016 - A five-day training workshop on the negotiation of mining contracts commenced on December 13 in Lilongwe, Malawi. Convened by the African Legal Support Facility (ALSF), in partnership with the International Senior Project Lawyers (ISLP) and the African Mining Development Centre (AMDC), the training is designed to equip government officials with the skills to negotiate mining agreements.
14/12/2016 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved an African Development Fund (ADF) loan of UA 7.52 million (approximately US $10.5 million) and an ADF grant of UA 1.25 million (approximately US $1.74 million) for a total of about US $12.24 million for the Jobs for Youth Project in Malawi.
16/11/2016 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group Board of Directors has approved a US $17 million (about MK 12.2 billion) Food Crisis Response Budget Support Programme grant for Malawi. The Programme will support Malawi Government’s Emergency Response Plan to mitigate the current food crisis through the purchase of maize for distribution to vulnerable households.